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Urban Country

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Santa Monica, CA
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Urban Country houses unique objects and colorful remnants of America's past. Starting in the late 1990's, Steven Schwartz and Casey Hale have focused the Urban Country collection on anonymous American Folk art as well as pieces from carnivals, circuses and sideshows of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Vintage sideshow banners, shooting galleries and ventriloquist heads are on display alongside vintage industrial furniture and lighting, antique American flags, massive 19th century general store tables, anonymous American folk art and humorous vintage and antique ro...Read More

Urban Country

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Featured Pieces

Vintage Good Humor Ice Cream Truck Side Sheet Metal Panel
Located in Santa Monica, CA
So cool! Vintage good humor truck ice cream panels. Great mid century color and pop art design. Nice large scale. Sheet metal attached to new wood frame.
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Vintage 1960s American Folk Art Signs

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Metal

Vintage Good Humor Ice Cream Drumsticks Truck Side Sheet Metal Panel
Located in Santa Monica, CA
So cool! Vintage good humor truck ice cream panel. Great mid century color and pop art design. Nice large scale. Sheet metal attached to new wood frame.
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Vintage 1960s American Folk Art Signs

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Metal

Early 20th Century American Iron Prison Bed
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Circa 1900 iron prison bed. Great oyster white original paint color. Would make a great console unit for storage. Or, planted with succulents in the garden. Or just a great daybed an...
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Early 20th Century American Industrial Patio and Garden Furniture

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Iron

19th Century American General Store Apothecary Grain Paint Hand Stenciling
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Beautiful 19th century general store large scale yellow pine apothecary in old surface. Found in the north eastern united states. Most likely of Pennsylvania origin. Red stain grain ...
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Antique 1880s American Folk Art Painted Furniture

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Wood

Circa 1890 Hardware Store Wood Trade Sign Carved Smaltz Black and Gold Paint
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Exceptional late 19th century hand carved letters with black and Gold paint and black smaltz background. Excellent typography. Great wall art. Simple and bold.
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Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Signs

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Wood

Circa 1900 Black Gray and White Burial Vault Cemetery Trade Sign Folk Art
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Graphic black, white and gray c. 1900 trade sign. Professional hand letters. Excellent typography. Quirky subject matter. American Gothic! There is reference to CM Sworm cemetery mon...
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Antique 1890s American Folk Art Signs

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Wood

Herschell Spillman Cast Iron Vintage Carousel Heads
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Fantastic set of three Herschell Spillman carousel rounding board heads. Cast iron faces with wood board backs. All in original park paint. Each face/board measures 12" across by 15"...
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Vintage 1910s American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Iron

Stephen JM Palmer Jesus with Hands Outsider Art Painting
Located in Santa Monica, CA
This vibrant gouache painting was done by obsessive outsider artist Stephen JM Palmer (1882-1965) sometime between 1955 and 1965. Palmer was a farm laborer and logger in rural Wi...
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Vintage 1950s North American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Paper

Stephen JM Palmer Gossip Town Outsider Art Painting
Located in Santa Monica, CA
This vibrant gouache painting was done by obsessive outsider artist Stephen JM Palmer (1882-1965) sometime between 1955 and 1965. Palmer was a farm laborer and logger in rural Wi...
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Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Paper

Wood Carved Red and White American Folk Art Barber Pole Trade Sign Sconce, C1920
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Great Americana! c. 1920s American Folk Art wood and iron carved barber pole. Layers of thick original red and white hand painted surface. Substantial iron mounts and iron strapping ...
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Vintage 1920s North American Folk Art Signs

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Iron

Large Framed American Flag Folk Art Quilt
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Nicely faded American flag quilt. Excellent hand stitched dancing Folk Art stars. Skilled quilting, a nice graphic large-scale wall hanging. White stripes have faint blue and white c...
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Early 20th Century North American Folk Art Political and Patriotic Memor...

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Cotton

Vintage Boxing Dummy
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Great form! vintage boxing practice dummy. Presented on cast iron museum stand. Realistic features. Torso lifts off stand. Dimensions on stand: 19.5 x 15.75 x 56.5" tall Dimension...
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Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Sports Equipment and Memorabilia

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Latex, Rubber

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